Love Destiny

The past several weeks have been a whirlwind. I was officially sworn in as a Peace Corps Volunteer and was one of two people chosen to give a speech in Thai during the ceremony. There were times I did not think I would make it through Pre-Service Training, but here I am on the other…

Kitun Bahn Mai?

One month ago I boarded a plan to begin my journey with the Peace Corps. Since then it has been a non-stop whirlwind. In the VERY little free time that I do have, when I sit down to write this blog, I usually end up sleeping. Or I begin thinking about whether or not my…

Jai Yen Yen

As I sit watching the sunset from my hotel room, I am reminded of how truly humbled I am to be here. I am here in Thailand. Still feels weird to type that out, let alone say it out loud and experience it. There are 72 of us in Group 130 Peace Corps Thailand. I…

Prep for Peace Corps: Fears and Fat

In a little over a week, I will be on my way to Thailand where I will live for the next 27 months as a Youth and Development Volunteer through Peace Corps. Thank you to all of you for who have supported and helped me get to this point. The application process and preparation has…